Research Articles Industrial Electronics
Using of a three-phase four-switch inverter equipped with a variable index PWM to improve the power quality of a wind power plant

Alireza HossienPour; Reza Ghazi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 213-222

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.32140.1224

Abstract
  Harmonic reduction is an essential issue in a grid-connected variable-speed wind energy conversion system to decrease the electrical losses of the system and improve the power quality. In this paper, a new Shunt Active Filter (SAF) based on a three-phase four-switch inverter is used to improve the output ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
Coordination of adaptive distance protection in transmission and wind farm collector lines under resistive fault conditions

Jamshid Barati; Seidghodratollah Seifossadat; Mahmood Joorabian

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 223-234

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2019.31406.1203

Abstract
  Distance relays calculate the path impedance between the fault point and the relay location by sampling the voltage and current at the relay location. By using the ratio of the impedance estimated by the relay to the impedance of the line where the relay is installed, the location of the fault can be ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
Voltage unbalancing reduction in a stand-alone ac-dc hybrid microgrid based on floating compensation reference

seyed hossein tabatabaei; Hussein Eliasi; Hamidreza Najafi; alireza jalilian

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 235-247

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.31615.1209

Abstract
  A hybrid AC-DC microgrid consists of an AC and a DC subgrid that are connected to each other through an interlinking converter (IC). The main function of an IC under islanded conditions is to transfer power between the two subgrids. In this paper, a scheme is presented to reduce the voltage unbalance ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
Design of Adaptive Back-Stepping Controller for Chaos Control in Boost Converter and Controller Coefficients Optimization Using CHPSO Algorithm

seyed Hamid shahalami; Farzin Rajab Nejad

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 249-257

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.27669.1106

Abstract
  In this paper, the DC-DC boost converter in chaos mode is controlled using the adaptive Back-stepping method. One of the main features of power electronic converters is their nonlinear behavior due to existence of nonlinear elements such as diodes, switches, comparator and limiters in control circuits. ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
An Energy Management System based on Economic and Environmental aspects for Microgrids Incorporating Active and Reactive Power Sources and Demand Response Programs

Reza Ashrafi; Soodabeh soleymani; Mehdi Ehsan

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 259-273

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.29607.1165

Abstract
  In this paper, a comprehensive centralized structure is proposed for Microgrids (MGs) operation incorporating active and reactive power resources. In this approach, the Distributed Generation (DGs), Energy Storage Systems (ESSs), Demand Response (DR) program, load shifting scheme, switchable capacitor ...  Read More

Research Articles Optimization
Application of Artificial intelligence techniques for optimum design of hybrid grid-independent PV/WT/battery power system

Seyed Mahdi Hadad Baygi; Javad Farzaneh

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 275-289

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.28603.1136

Abstract
  The idea of this paper is behind the development of sizing optimization model based on a new optimization algorithm to optimize the size of different stand-alone hybrid photovoltaic (PV)/wind turbine (WT)/battery system components to electrify a remote location including ten residential buildings located ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
PV Powered LED Street Lights Optimization Using Zeta-Sepic converter and Photo-Electro-Thermal Theory

saeed danyali; Leila Moteiri

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 291-299

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.32127.1222

Abstract
  Nowadays, using the photovoltaic powered LED street lights are spreading due to their higher efficiency and longer lifetime. In this paper, the Zeta-Sepic converter is used to manage the LED light, the PV panel and a battery storage in these systems, since it offers compact and single-stage power conversion. ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
Optimal Design of an Interruptible Load Program from the Viewpoint of an Industrial Customer

Mahdi Samadi; Karim Karami Nezhad; Elahe Zakikhani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 301-311

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.29519.1163

Abstract
  The interruptible load program (ILP) is one of the most common demand response programs, which is often used by industrial customers. The purpose of implementing this program is to reduce the customer's peak demand in response to the incentives set by a contract. If no attention is paid to characteristics ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
Security-Constrained Unit Commitment in the Presence of Demand Response Programs and Electric Vehicles

Mohsen Ramzanzadeh; Meysam Jafari Nokandi; Taghi Barforoushi; Javad Saebi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 313-326

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.30827.1193

Abstract
  In recent years, concerns about environmental pollutions have risen and in this respect, the power system and transportation section have been introduced as the main sources of their emission. Therefore, renewable energy sources (RESs), predominantly wind generation, can be effective for reducing emissions ...  Read More

Research Articles Control
Robust Decentralized Model Predictive Control for a Class of Interconnected systems

Saeed Rahmati; Hussein Eliasi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 327-336

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.31501.1206

Abstract
  This paper presents a robust decentralized model predictive control scheme for a class of discrete-time interconnected systems subject to state and input constraints. Each subsystem is composed of a nominal LTI part and an additive time-varying perturbation function which presents the interconnections ...  Read More

Research Articles Control
On the coupling of least squares method and homotopy perturbation method for the solution of differential-algebraic equations and its applications in optimal control problems

Azar Shabani; Alireza Fatehi; Fahimeh Soltanian; Reza Jamilnia

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 337-351

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.31807.1215

Abstract
  In this paper, two semi-analytical techniques are introduced to compute the solutions of differential-algebraic equations (DAEs), called the Least Squares Repetitive Homotopy Perturbation Method (LSRHPM) and the Least Squares Span Repetitive Homotopy Perturbation Method (LSSRHPM). The truncated series ...  Read More

Research Articles Control
Fault Tolerant Control of Blood Glucose Concentration Using Reinforcement Learning

Amin Noori; Mohammad Ali Sadrnia; Mohammad Bagher Naghibi-Sistani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 353-364

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.31719.1217

Abstract
  In this paper, the main focus is on blood glucose level control and the possible sensor and actuator faults which can be observed in a given system. To this aim, the eligibility traces algorithm (a Reinforcement Learning method) and its combination with sliding mode controllers is used to determine the ...  Read More

Research Articles Industrial Electronics
Adequate Tuning of LCL filter for Robust Performance of Converter Side Current Feedback Control of Grid Connected Modified–Y-Source Inverter

Navid Rasekh; Majid Hosseinpour

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 365-378

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.32122.1221

Abstract
  In the grid-tied PV inverter systems, the design of a proper power conditioning system is an important issue to ensure high-quality power injection to the grid. Among various control methods for grid-interfacing inverter with LCL filter, converter-side current feedback (CCF) method has been widely used ...  Read More

Research Articles Power systems
Spinning Reserve Scheduling in a Power System Containing OTEC Power Plants

amir ghaedi; Khodakhast Nasiriani; mehdi nafar

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2020, Pages 379-391

https://doi.org/10.22111/ieco.2020.32602.1231

Abstract
  Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) systems utilize from the difference between the temperatures of surface and deep water and drive a thermodynamic Rankine cycle for electric power generation. The generated power depend on the temperature of the surface water as warm source and due to the variation ...  Read More